Vest-Agder style rosemaling on front and side panels, top, and interior - Rosemaling & Decorative Painting
  • Date 1803
  • Place of Origin Aust-Agder, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

Telemark style rosemaling on front panel and top. Back and side panels painted in background color. Decoratively cut iron reinforcing bands are on the sides and down the center of the trunk and cover.

Painting resembles the work of Knut O. Mevasstaul (1785-1862) from Seljord.

Nils Ellingsgard, 1979

Trunk belonged to grandmother of the donors.

Inscription: Heoge Halvors Datter Malet i aar 1856

Translation: Heoge Halvors Daughter Painted in 1856

  • Materials Wood, metal
  • Dimensions height, 27 inches; width, 50 inches; depth, 25 inches
  • Identifier / Source LC0907 - Luther College Collection